Farewell Monsieur Haffmann is released in theaters this Wednesday. The new film by Fred Cavayé, adapted from the play by Jean-Philippe Daguerre, brings together Daniel Auteuil, Gilles Lellouche and Sara Giraudeau. Why isn’t this the movie you’d expect?
“You have absolutely no idea what you are going to see!“Gilles Lellouche launches at our microphone. Accompanied by Daniel Auteuil, the actor explains to us how the scenario of Farewell Monsieur Haffmann promises many twists and turns.”I challenge anyone to guess what’s going to happen!“
Discover our video interview.
The story: Paris 1941. François Mercier is an ordinary man who only aspires to found a family with the woman he loves, Blanche. He is also the employee of a talented jeweler, Mr. Haffmann. But faced with the German occupation, the two men will have no other choice but to conclude an agreement, the consequences of which, over the months, will upset the fate of our three characters.
Adieu Monsieur Haffmann is the adaptation of the play of the same name by Jean-Philippe Daguerre, which won 4 Molières in 2018: three interpretation prizes and the prize for the best show of the Private Theater.
Cinema release this Wednesday, January 12, 2022.
Frame: Constance Mathews & Julien Ceugnart
Editing: Ando Raminoson
Interview by Brigitte Baronnet, in Paris, January 6, 2022
Farewell Monsieur Haffmann “The making of”